PHOENIX - A rocket and vapor trail was spotted in the skies over Phoenix Friday night.
NASA said it is a Falcon 9 rocket carrying satellites.
The rocket launched from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc northwest of Los Angeles.
The SpaceX launch is the 18th and final mission of the year, sending 10 satellites into orbit for Iridium Next, a communications company.
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SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk had a little fun with the abundant theories on Twitter, posting a video of the rocket with the caption, "Nuclear alien UFO from North Korea."
Nuclear alien UFO from North Korea pic.twitter.com/GUIHpKkkp5— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 23, 2017
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